KFIX Rock News: Peter Frampton Featured On New Symphonic Tribute To Fleetwood Mac

fleetroyalFleetwood Mac fans now have the chance to hear the band’s massively popular Rumours album in a whole new light, thanks to a new symphonic version of the recording by London’s Royal Philharmonic.

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Plays Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours is a song-by-song reimagining of the 11-track album that the 50-plus-member symphony recorded at London’s famed Abbey Road studios.

Making a special guest appearance on the album is Peter Frampton, who lends his talents to the closing track, “Gold Dust Woman.”  Also featured is award-winning British singer and steel guitarist Sarah Jory.

Rumours was such an important album in terms of both songwriting and production,” says James Graydon, who co-arranged the tribute album with Richard Cottle.

“Although we were mindful of the fact that these songs are very well known, we decided to approach the arrangements from a slightly different perspective to make it work in the orchestral world.”

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Plays Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours, which is available for purchase now, is the latest in a series of albums in which the symphony has reinterpreted the music of well-known rock artists.

Here is the full track list:

“Second Hand News”
“Never Going Back Again”
“Don’t Stop”
“Go Your Own Way”
“The Chain”
“You Make Loving Fun”
“I Don’t Want to Know”
“Oh Daddy”
“Gold Dust Woman” (featuring Peter Frampton)

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